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NCSS 2007 "Why My Classroom is 2.0"


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This presentation was given at the 2007 National Council for the Social Studies conference in San Diego - December 2007. Presentation created by Eric Langhorst - 8th grade American History teacher at South Valley Jr. High in Liberty, Missouri.

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NCSS 2007 "Why My Classroom is 2.0"

  1. 2. November 30, 2007 post on blog This presentation is available online as a PDF
  2. 3. 8 th Grade American History at South Valley Jr. High in Liberty, Missouri Graduate Instructor at Park University teaching “Technology for the Classroom”
  3. 5. WEB 1.0 WEB 2.0
  4. 12. Podcast exchange with students in Australia Covering similar historical content BENDIGO
  5. 13. Speaking of History podcast and blog 39,000+ unique visitors from 138 countries in past two years
  6. 14. Speaking of History Podcast / Blog Visitors August 2007 to October 2007
  7. 16. Guerrilla Season Book Blog Project - Fall of 2006 350 Liberty students with parents, California students, home school students and author
  8. 19. StudyCasts - Record audio review for upcoming test Post MP3 file to the Internet Students listen at home on Internet, MP3 player, i-Pod or CD
  9. 20. Boston Massacre LIVE! Newscast Historical perspective and power of media Students write the scripts
  10. 21. TV commercials from history using PhotoStory3 1860 Lincoln Ad Federalist and Anti-Federalists
  11. 22. Liberty Minutes video project 3-5 minute videos on local historical topics Hollywood Night
  12. 24. Teacher sends the e-mail 10 question limit Archaeologist answered during a hurricane from her laptop on kitchen floor of her home
  13. 25. Donner Party Debate Record class debate Send experts MP3 of debate and they respond with comments
  14. 26. Online assessment Quia and QuizStar Immediate data and feedback
  15. 27. eLections from Cable in the Classroom web site Manage a campaign Platform, electoral college decisions
  16. 28. Screencast of notes for class
  17. 34. Eric Langhorst Contact Information: [email_address] 8 th Grade American History South Valley Jr. High Liberty, Missouri